Statewide News

Dallas group ships out to help Haiti

TEXAS - Doctors from the Lone Star State ship out to bring much-needed medical supplies to Haiti. The group from Forest Park Medical Center left North Texas early Sunday morning bound for Port-au-Prince. The trip was organized through the ancie

Cowboys expected to retain Wade Phillips

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has decided that head coach Wade Phillips will return next season despite the team's 34-3 loss Sunday to the Minnesota Vikings, a high-ranking team source said Monday.

Freeze causes $70M in damage to Texas homes

TEXAS - Frozen water pipes caused approximately $70 million damage to about 10,000 Texas homes, according to the Insurance Council of Texas, an industry group. The average claim was about $9,000 in North Texas and $5,000 in the Central and South T

Houston soon to be home of abortion 'supercenter'

A coalition of pro-life advocates and religious leaders plan to gather in Houston on Jan. 18 to oppose what is expected to be the largest abortion clinic in the country.

Yao Ming and 6' 2" wife expecting first baby

UNDATED - Break out the cigars and/or Serbian professional basketball players! Rockets star Yao Ming and his wife Ye Li are expecting their first child in July, a Chinese newspaper reported Tuesday.

Houston swears in openly gay mayor

Parker's public inauguration was held at the Wortham Theater on Monday.Several former mayors, including Bill White, Lee Brown, Bob Lanier, Kathryn Whitmire and Fred Hofheinz were in attendance.

Texas study confirms lower autism rate in Hispanics

NEW YORK – Hispanic kids are less likely than their non-Hispanic white counterparts to be diagnosed with autism, and socioeconomic factors don't seem to explain the difference, according to a new study in Texas scho

McGrady, Rockets parting ways

HOUSTON - Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets have reached a mutual decision that allows him to leave the team while the two sides try to facilitate a trade, likely ending the former All-Star guard’s tenure with t

Mike Leach suspended for bowl game, under investigation

Six days before the team closes its season in the Alamo Bowl, the game has become the least of Texas Tech's worries, which began this afternoon with a mysterious report from the university that coach Mike Leach woul